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R. C. Baggi
CUT AND DRIED PLOT
TO AID' CAItANZA
Mexican President's Strength Appar
ently on the Wane.
PLANS TO RALLY PEOPLE s
Washington, Sept 7.-Annonce
ment in Mexico dity newspapers that
Gen. Juan Barragan, Mexican ':iief
of staff, has discovered a plot to
assassinate President Carranza is be
lieved by officials here to be another
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1* H. M. THOMAS,
L MACHINE ]s
more than simply an in- t
tying dividends to stock- U
it is imbued with a real C
service and a desire to d
"RUCTIVE AND JJP
DRCE iii the community
lling far short of what a
; bank, like all banks,
ted for profit,lt does not
lose of- its' higher duties
rs and to the public.
A. C. Bradham, V-Pres.
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part of the movement by the inner cir
cle of Carranza's office holders to
win support of their chief among the
Mexican people. There have been many
evidences in the pa~t few weeks of
Carranza's weakening power, it is
said, in some quarters here and re
cently Luis Cabrera, secretary of the:
treasury and Gen. Barragan have been
particularly active in their efforts to
maintain Carranza's strength. Stories
of the imminence of American in
tevention and of plots against Car
le animal you want fr
nza have been carefully ciculated
oughout Mexico, it is said, with a
aw to impelling, the Mexican people B
Ally to the suppot of the gov- Ger
The text of Gen. Barragsn's latest W.
leged discovery of a conspiracy fol- of
"Information has been received in der
e Presidency that a high official of il
.e electric company of Orizaba has sor
ft or will shortly leave, for Eng .
nd on behalf of the reactionaries
d trusts, bearing documents against ten
exican Government in order to bring H
essure from the Allies toward in- cit
rvention in the United States. In Mi
ie event of failure in this attempts
ill be made on, the life of President
arranza with a view to bringing n
bout anarchy in Mexico which shall T
atermine the action of the Americans
)ward intervention." ho
Mrs. J. A. Cox, of Al- a
dersoni, \V. Vza., writes: to
"My d:.u:;;Ir . . . suf- SI
icted tcrridy. She could a
rot turn in bed .. . the '
doctors gave her up, and t
we brou;;ht her home to
die. She had suf ered so
much at . .. time. Hav
Irg heard of Cardui, we "
got it for her." si
" T h e W o m a ' s T anl c
gan to ir.prove " 1t3.
Cox ccr.:::.c:, "a:nd 1:x:1 d
no troft: a t.. . Cardui a
carcd her, c::d we si-r.
i: s uraa everywhere.'
\/e rcccive many the -.:
ta::ds of si:z.:r let'"s
cyiry year, t 2iing of t'.c.
good CarCui has c.o:te for
woitpen who ruler frc::i e
cormp- :ats : c.:r.ric- to ,
their sax. It should co I
'ou g?,d, too. Try
- 'rdu. -E7
Second Car ol
crm this bunch. Thea
ibet'te anywhere. C
McPHAIL FOUND GUILTY A
amberg, Sept. 4.-In the Court of
feral Sessions this afternoon the '7
' in the case of the State against
L. McPhail brought in a verdict
manslaughter. McPhail has
yet been sentenced and it is un
stood that a motion for a new trial (
I be argued before Judge Wilson
)e time (luring the week.
his case has attracted wide at
tion throughout this section. Mc
il was charged with the murder of j
Whilden Walker, a well-known I
zen of the county, in the town of 1
Tway in the fall of 1916. The case I
s tried soon thereafter, resulting I
he evidence in the case showed that
ilker, Mcphail, a negro named El
tt Glover and Walker's wife, now
s. Hays, were present at the time
the killing in Midway. McPhail
s alleged to have been under the
luence of whiskey at the time. Mc
ail denied firing the fatal shot,
file Walker's wife testified positive
that he did. McPhail is a well
own citizen of the county.
This afternoon the case of the State
ainst P. .1. Coleman and C. A. Rec
r, charged with the killing of Alex
evens,. a negro was started. Rector
d Coleman are revenue officers. In
mpany with two State constables
ey made a raid on Stevens at his
Im( several months ago. Stevens is
'cerl to have scuffled with Rector
rl Coleman, who were in the house,
hile the St.ite constables w'.ere out
ie. The scufiling continueed after
ovens and the officers had jumped or
lIen out of a window, and Stevens
as shot, and killed outside in the
ird. The case has not yet been con
uded. A still was found on the
Eight defendants have pleaded guil
in the co-.urt to violation of the pro
ibition law. All were senten-e o
Ay a fine of $201) or serve six nwonth:
i the public works, except one of the
efendants, who was sentenced to pay
fine of $100 or serve three months.
ne of the defenlants is a white man
everal have paid the fines.
The case of Ozelle Anderson is
ehe-luled for tri il during the pres
nt term, though it is not at all like
' that the court will be able to dis
ose of all cases, and this case along
'ith others-. may be continue]. An
erson is imuloicated in the Denmark
f .air in which three persons were
illed and several others woun. lc.
the Season !
ome and get yours
KILLED BY GERMANS
'wo Soldiers Fired Upon While Deer
HUNS BLAME AMERICANS
lain Hunters Fired Upon Patrol
American Says Germans Fired
Coblenz, Saturday, Sept. 6--(By the
associated Press.)-Private Reass
ladsen, of Sacramento, Cal., was shot
nd instantly killed today by German
oldiers in the neutral zone about a
nile from the boundary of the Co
Madsen and Private Bert Balsinger,
f the Eight infantry, who had been
)n outpost duty, were deer hunting
when they encountered a German pa
trol of thirteen soldiers. Accordipg
Lo Balsinger, the Germans began AZr
ing without asking an explanation as
to why the two Americans were in
the neutral zone.
Balsinger told the American authori
ties that when he and Madsen en
countered the Germans he was several
yards ahead of Madsen. Balsinger
said he dropped his rifle as soon as he
saw the Germans who a second after
wards began to shoot at Madsen. The
Germans contend that Madsen fired at
them. Balsinger declared that the
Germans fired first and that if Mad
sen had fired he did not see him shoot
or hear the shot.
falsinrer was taken prisoner by the
Germans and later turned over to
the American proovst marshal, Major
George Cockreill, and brought to Co
MUiR)ERED AND ROBBED
Camden, Sept. 6.-George Gladden,
. . t ny-year-old white man, was
waylaid and murdered early Wednes
da y morning as he was going to his
work at the Wateree power dam in
West Vateree, and his body was rob
bed (f considerable sum of money.
lic is known to have carired a large
sum of money with him at all times
and his relatives state that he was
relievedl of around fifteen hundred
dollar by the murderer. The crime
occurer 1 just before daylight on a
byroad leading to the Hardaway Com
pany's works, and two negroes fol
lowing close behind Mr. Gladden state
that they saw the revolver flashes
and could hear the murderer as he
ci.d for our trade, ar
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made his way through the woods. The.
assassin evidently sat beside the road
and awaited his victim. Three shots
were fired two taking effect., one pass
ing through the body, entering fronm
the back, causing instant death.
Melton Banks, a white man who
worked alongside of the old man at.
the Hardaway works, was arrested
soon a'ter the (rime was co)mmittc(t
as being a suspect.
TO FLY ABOUT THIS II.\NCIE6
Grand Island, Neb., Sept. 6.-Harry
J. Iiles, a stock raiser. today pur
chased two airplanes, one for his per.
sonal use in riding over his ranches,
and a larger one for the use of hi.
family. Hiles owns one ranch of 7,OO0
acres and a number of smaller ones.
lie says his plane can be made to di
the work of three ranch superintend
ents in looking after his stock. ILies.
teach himself and family to fly.
id you ca'dt get
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